Skip to Main Content


Exploring This Job

To explore this work, ask your teachers or school counselor to arrange a visit for you and other interested students to a foundry so that you can observe the work and ask questions about it. Hobbies such as sculpture or metalworking can help you develop manual dexterity and provide experience working with metals. To find out about workshops or classes in sculpture, check with summer school programs, museums, or art centers. If there is a foundry in your area, you may be able to obtain a summer or part-time job as a helper in a coremaking operation. Watch videos about coremaking on 

Join Vault Gold to unlock this premium content

Earnings - Outlook - Resources & Associations and more

Are you a student? You may have FREE access.

Vault partners with thousands of colleges, universities and academic institutions to provide students with FREE access to our premium content. To determine if your school is a partner, please enter your school email address below.

Related Professions